Unemployment data – Feb, 2009

County Unemployment rate
(Feb 2009 )
Unemployment rate
(2002 Annual Average)
Alameda 9.70% 6.70%
Contra Costa 9.30% 5.70%
Marin 6.80% 4.90%
Napa 8.50% 4.60%
San Francisco 8.30% 6.90%
San Mateo 7.60% 5.70%
Santa Clara 9.90% 8.40%
Solano 10.40% 5.80%
Sonoma 9.10% 5.10%

Data source: California Employment Development Department

The statewide unemployment rate is 10.9%.

The above data is not seasonally adjusted.

There is no doubt that the job market is worst than the dot.com bust era.

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